Elizabeth Thorson was appointed Interim Director of the Arizona Department of Administration in February 2019. Elizabeth oversees the direction of policy and operations of all the divisions within the agency. Prior to her appointment, Elizabeth served as Deputy Director and prior to that, was the Assistant Director of the Human Resources Division.
Elizabeth earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Psychology and emphasis in Organizational Behavior from Arizona State University. She is a 2017 Flinn Brown Civic Leadership Academy Fellow. Elizabeth and her husband live in Peoria with their two daughters.